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indeed

adverb
 
 
/ɪnˈdiːd/
EMPHASIS B1 used to add emphasis after 'very' followed by an adjective or adverb: For a four-year-old, her vocabulary is very good indeed. Thank you very much indeed.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
REACTION used when someone has said something that surprises, interests, or annoys you: "She asked if you were married." "Did she, indeed?"Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
TRUE B1 used to emphasize that something is true or that you agree with it: "He sounds a very interesting man." "He is indeed."Yes, no and notWords and phrases expressing agreement and acceptance
MORE formal used when you say more to support or develop what has already been said: For such creatures speed is not important, indeed it is counterproductive.Connecting words joining words or phrases with similar or related meaningsAlso, extra, and in addition
(Definition of indeed from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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